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Oscar Winners Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem Denounce Israeli ‘Genocide’ in Open Letter

Dozens of Spanish film stars, directors, musicians and writers, led by Oscar winners Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Pedro Almodovar, have denounced Israel’s incursion into Gaza.

In an open letter referenced by Europa Press and other Spanish media, they described Israel’s actions as “genocide.”

They also called on the European Union to “condemn the bombing by land, sea and air against the Palestinian civilian population in the Gaza Strip…”

The letter also said: “Gaza is living through horror these days, besieged and attacked by land, sea and air. Palestinians’ homes are being destroyed, they are being denied water, electricity [and] free movement to their hospitals, schools and fields while the international community does nothing.”

Others who signed the letter include directors Montxo Armendariz and Benito Zambrano; actors Lola Herrera, Eduardo Noriega and Rosa Maria Sarda; and musicians Amaral and Nacho Campillo.

Continue reading at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/penelope-cruz-javier-bardem-denounce-721894

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Lisa Gay Hamilton Speaks Up For Palestinians At Los Angeles Protest

“The Israelis keep taking and taking and taking. Their objective is to annihilate the Palestinian people… These are international […] violations, right? It’s genocide. People [in Hollywood] are very much afraid of the possibility of it looking bad. Look at Alicia Keys. They begged Alicia Keys… “Do not go perform in Israel. Do you understand what’s happening?”… She sang! She said she’s for “love and peace…” So that’s the mentality we’re dealing with and I’m sure her manager said “honey don’t go there.”

Continue watching at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX4zJPh65mM

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